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JAN
22

Resume & Career Help Live!

Fri, Jan 22   9:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning career resume Virtual Programming

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, or career-related questions live with a librarian via Zoom. Participants will receive up to 30 minutes of feedback and guidance.

Please register here on our event page to reserve your spot....

Resume & Career Help Live!

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Fri, Jan 22   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

The New Lots Library is distributing origami grab and go kits for children and adults.  These kits can be used with instructional videos on the New Lots Library Facebook Page, library books from our book display, or other instructional...

Origami Grab and Go Kits

Grab and Go Kits: Egg Carton Bug

Fri, Jan 22   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Annex

Kids grab and go kits

Grab and Go craft kits from the Adams Street Library and Annex. Pick up a kit and use the instructions below to create your own Egg Carton Bug! (While supplies last.) Or, use the instructions below to make your own using materials at home....

Grab and Go Kits: Egg Carton Bug

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Babies & Books

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music preschool

Come enjoy songs and stories with Miss Melisa from Gerritsen Beach Library.

Gerritsen Beach Babies & Books

Knit Together

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Knit Together

Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults computer programming spanish techknowledge Virtual Programming

¿Tiene alguna pregunta específica sobre cómo usar computadoras o encontrar su camino alrededor de Internet? No hay tiempo para asistir a una clase formal. Asista a nuestro programa "Ask A Tech" para obtener asistencia personalizada.

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Virtual Ask a Tech (Spanish)

Grab and Go Kit: "One Snowy Morning"- Snowman Making!

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Until supplies last, you can now pick up a Grab and Go Snowman Kit at the Walt Whitman Library! Follow along with our librarians here: https://www.facebook.com/waltwhitmanBPL

The story we are reading is "One Snowy Morning" by Kevin...

Grab and Go Kit: "One Snowy Morning"- Snowman Making!

Storytime with Jezz

Fri, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids anti-racism storytime

Join us for Carribbean and Island-themed storytime featuring some songs and stories.

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Storytime with Jezz

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Fri, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming

Join Louisa for an interactive virtual storytime on Zoom with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. 

Registration is required to receive the Zoom...

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Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving - on ZOOM

Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Fri, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

12:30pm - Guided meditation, breath-work, and group chanting of “OM” 🕉 mantra
01:00pm- Spirituality teachings of the week on realizing the True Self 💟, the divinity within us, and the practices of Self-knowledge 🕉, oneness and devotion...

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Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (Virtual Program)

Yoga For Beginners

Fri, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Are you stressed with everything that's going on around you? We are offering you an hour of relaxation and tranquility. Something we all need. 

Everyone is welcome!

Seraphina is a 200 hour certified Vinyasa yoga teacher and...

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Yoga For Beginners

Virtual English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Fri, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time teen time video games Virtual Programming

Aaand I Lost is an interactive BPL gaming stream where Tyler the librarian does a playthrough of a game he's never played before! 

Join Tyler as he stumbles blindly through games that he's never played before...

Aaand I Lost...| BPL Gaming Stream

Read With Me

Fri, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family first five years

Read With Me - Read! Talk! Sing! Play! A free, virtual workshop on easy early literacy best practices for all caregivers of young children. Participants that complete all four workshops will receive a free bag of books and other educational...

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Read With Me

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Virtual Programming

Please join Dyker Singers Vocal Group every Friday afternoon on Zoom. You'll learn all kinds of songs led by our piano teacher Carolyn Clark. If you're interested, please send email to [email protected]

Dyker Singers Virtual Vocal Workshop

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults conversations russian Virtual Programming world language conversation

Practice your Russian language skills in a friendly environment. For adults who have some basic knowledge of Russian language and want to improve fluency. This group is for beginners! Everyone is welcome.

Please register for the program....

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Virtual Russian Conversation Group

Virtual Board Games

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy game using BoardGameArena. 

We will meet using Zoom. We will send out a link at 2:45. Then we can decide on a game and we can walk you through how to play. 

It is totally...

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Virtual Board Games

Virtual Chess Program

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome.

RSVP required, no more than 15 participants. It is recommended that you arrive a few...

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Virtual Chess Program

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Virtual Homework Help

Genealogy 101 for Teens

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults genealogy teen time Virtual Programming

Want to learn more about your family history and not sure where, or how to start?

Join YA librarian, Jes G. for a beginner's exploration of genealogy!

We'll navigate electronic resources (ie: Ancestry.com) made available for FREE...

Genealogy 101 for Teens

Virtual Library Lab - All about the Weather

Fri, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts library lab Virtual Programming

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Virtual Library Lab - All about the Weather

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion diy

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Storytime

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Join me at Eastern Parkway for Storytime fun!

Storytime

Book Adventures: The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-To-Be by Mini Grey

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts book adventures grab and go kits

Join Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Library for another book adventure. Today she will be ready The Very Smart Pea and the Princess -To-Be by Mini Grey afterwards we will be creating crowns and magic wands from Grab and Go Kit you can pick up at the...

Book Adventures: The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-To-Be by Mini Grey

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor David Camara from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor David Camara from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Fri, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 11:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms Sharon for virtual stories,songs and early literacy tips in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.Facebook.com/coneyislandlibrary

 

 

 

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

JAN
23

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, Jan 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

Thank you for making last week one our best sessions ever! Together we explored the color red, the last of the primary colors. This week will move on to secondary colors starting with purple...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Virtual Yoga 26/2

Sat, Jan 23   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Please, join us for weekly yoga sessions presented by Greenpoint Library. The 26/2 Practice is perfect for beginners and those looking to ground their practice. It has been transforming lives around the world for decades. Traditionally it is...

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Virtual Yoga 26/2

Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Jan 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook page. 

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Saturday Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English for fun conversation online with Zoom video!

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jan 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Virtual Chess (en Español)

Sat, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Chess Workshop spanish Virtual Programming

Niños y adolescentes, aprendan a jugar o mejoren su juego, con un instructor profesional de 11 am a 12 pm. Para principiantes o jugadores avanzados. ¡Regístrese para obtener información sobre cómo y dónde participar!

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Virtual Chess (en Español)

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 23   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud, interspersed with songs and rhymes.

All ages welcome!

**Registration required!

We're hoping to connect with our storytime crowd, so instead of...

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Virtual Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Music for Autism Presents Todd Buonopane

Sat, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Todd Buonopane is an actor, singer, story-teller, cabaret artist, host, teacher & musical theater nerd!  Join us as we rock the house!

Register at https://www.musicforautism.org/concert/todd-buonopane/  Registrants will...

Music for Autism Presents Todd Buonopane

Teen Time: Skribbl.io Saturdays

Sat, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Do you like to draw or play online multiplayer games? Well, Skribbl.io might be the right game for you!

Join us to make friends, guess drawings, and express your artistic skills!

RSVP to receive the room link via email before...

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Teen Time: Skribbl.io Saturdays

Painting Resilience: The Life and Art of Fred Terna

Sat, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults artist talks author talks Virtual Programming

“Living through the Holocaust was luck, but living with it takes skill,” says 97-year-old Holocaust survivor and still-active artist Fred Terna.

You are welcome to join with others to meet both the survivor Fred Terna and Julia Mayer...

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Painting Resilience: The Life and Art of Fred Terna

Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Sat, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Adults book club book discussion e-books Virtual Programming

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for ages 18 and up. 
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? Did you...

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Adult Book Club Book Discussion on Discord: Fantastical Erotica and Romances

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Sat, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms Sharon for virtual stories,songs and early literacy tips in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.Facebook.com/coneyislandhttp://www.Facebook.com/Coney Island

 

 

 

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Adult Canvas Painting

Sat, Jan 23   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Join us for a FREE, live online session, where participants will engage with and get inspired by the artwork from Danielle M. Chéry (https://allthingsdmc.me/). Participants will be guided in a step by step process to create a beautiful painting...

Adult Canvas Painting

JAN
24

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

Sun, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms Sharon for virtual stories,songs and early literacy tips in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.Facebook.com/coneyislandhttp://www.Facebook.com/Coney Island

 

 

 

Coney Island Virtual StoryTime

JAN
25

Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Grover's Own Alphabet. : A Little Golden Book

Mon, Jan 25   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike Reads Grover's Own Alphabet. : A Little Golden Book. In this book Grover uses his body to form the letters of the alphabet.  Can you find the object that begins with the letter of the alphabet featured on each page?

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Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Grover's Own Alphabet. : A Little Golden Book

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Mon, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

We can all sit in our homes and knit by ourselves, or we can knit together! Join us for a Zoom knitting/crocheting hangout and share your projects and your morning coffee. 

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to...

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Gathering Wool: knit and crochet with Sheepshead Bay

Storytime with Miss Melisa

Mon, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

Come join Miss Melisa for a virtual storytime filled with great books, songs, and lots of silliness.

Storytime with Miss Melisa

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